Jose Pimentel, a Manhattan man and alleged al-Qaeda sympathizer accused of trying to build pipe bombs to target U.S. military personnel and civilians, pleaded guilty less than a week before he was set to go on trial.
The New York City Police Department’s plan for security at the World Trade Center is akin to the erection of a “Berlin Wall,” a group of residents of Lower Manhattan said in a lawsuit against the department.
The New York City Police Department criticized a National Park Service plan to reopen the Statue of Liberty, closed since Hurricane Sandy battered the island in October, without screening visitors before they board ferries in Manhattan.
A bartender and his fiancée involved in an Occupy Wall Street protest sued the New York City Police Department for alleged civil-rights violations stemming from a protest at a Citibank branch last month.
Credit Suisse Group AG bankers accused of helping Americans cheat on taxes plan to ask the Justice Department to dismiss their indictment amid talks to resolve a U.S.-Swiss dispute over tax evasion and a probe of the bank, according to five people familiar with the matter.